Sunday, May 20, 2018
News Roundup

Nominations sought for Pasco Economic Development Council Industry of the Year Awards

Teacher accused of Facebook snooping

A Spanish teacher at Land O'Lakes High School could be fired over allegations that she improperly gained access to students' Facebook accounts to determine whether they had made negative comments about her. Story, 1A

COUNTYWIDE

Group seeks industry award nominations

Nominations are being accepted through April 30 for the 2012 Pasco Economic Development Council Industry of the Year Awards, which will be presented at the 26th annual appreciation banquet. Each year, the council evaluates and nominates top companies in Pasco County for their technology, innovation, job creation, growth and capital investment in the area. They also measure companies' involvement in community activities. All finalists are interviewed on a range of topics, from capital investments and company growth, market and technology innovation to leadership and involvement in industry and community organizations. Nominees for the Industry of the Year Awards should be for-profit service, manufacturing or technology industries operating in Pasco County. (Municipalities or affiliates are excluded). The awards will be separated into divisions based on the number of employees, and previous winners of the past five years are not eligible. To download the nomination form, visit http://tinyurl.com/pedc-form.

HUDSON

Legislator will speak at meeting

State Rep. John Legg will be the guest speaker at this month's meeting of the Heritage Pines Republican Club. The group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the PAC Room of the Heritage Pines Clubhouse, 11524 Scenic Hills Blvd. For details, visit http://hprepublicanclub.com or call (727) 515-3111.

LAND O'LAKES

Meet candidates at GOP gathering

The Republican Club of Central Pasco will host a "meet and greet" Wednesday featuring candidates for the District 3 County Commission seat held by Ann Hildebrand, who is retiring. A dinner and social hour will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. at the Plantation Palms Golf Club, 23253 Plantation Palms Blvd. For more information, call Connie Queller at (813) 326-8802.

Correction

The Celebrate Recovery program began in a California church headed up by the author of The Purpose Driven Life. A story in Wednesday's Pasco Times misstated the title of the book.

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